Hey Ladies (3:49)

Cover of Paul's Boutique

From Paul's Boutique and 16 other releases

“Hey Ladies” is a song by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, featured on their album Paul’s Boutique. It was the album’s only charting single, hitting #36 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is also the first single in history to chart in the Top 20 of both the Billboard Hot Rap Singles and Modern Rock Tracks charts, hitting #10 on the former and #18 on the latter. It also appears on Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science. Its first 15 seconds contain a noteworthy instance of stereo panning.

Samples:
* “The Ballroom Blitz” by Sweet
* “Party Time” by Kurtis Blow
* “Holy Ghost” by the Bar-Kays
* “Shake Your Pants” by Cameo
* “Pumpin’ it Up” by P-Funk All Stars
* “Jungle Boogie” by Kool & the Gang
* “Machine Gun” by The Commodores
* “Jazzy Sensation” by Afrika Bambaataa
* “Change Le Beat/B-Side” by Fab 5 Freddy
* “Come Let Me Love You” by Jeanette “Lady” Day
* “Dance Floor”, & “So Ruff, So Tuff” by Zapp & Roger
* “Ain’t It Funky Now” & “Funky President” by James Brown
* “Hey DJ” by Malcolm McLaren & the World Famous Supreme Team
* “High Power Rap” by Crash Crew
Pop culture references in the song:
* Sadaharu Oh
* Tom Thumb
* Chuck Woolery
* Grand Canyon
* Welcome Back, Kotter
* James at 15
* Chachi
* Charles in Charge
* Cadillac Coupe de Ville
* Vincent Van Gogh

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Hey ladies in the place I'm callin' out to ya
There never was a city kid truer and bluer
There's more to me than you'll ever know
And I've got more hits than Sadaharu Oh

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics

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